Author Archives: Layhead

Take a Trip on the Settle-Carlisle Railway

There’s always something to do in the Yorkshire Dales, even if the weather is a little bit inclement. Taking a trip on a train can be thrilling for children of all ages. Most little ones will love the journey itself, … Continue reading

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Underground Adventure

If you are looking for adventure near Layhead, we have just the thing. Twice a year it is possible to descend Gaping Gill, a large pothole on the southern slopes of Ingleborough.  Gaping Gill is a 98-metre (322 ft) deep and … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

Many of you come and stay at the cottages so that you can take part in a walking challenge many of which are undertaken to raise money for charities.  The most well known of these is the Three Peaks Challenge … Continue reading

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Taking the Biscuit

We love welcoming our guests with a few special treats to start their stay with us here at Layhead. We do try to buy our produce as local as possible but there are some things that are best homemade.

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Going Loop the Loop Around Settle

The recent dry weather has meant that a lot of keen walkers staying at Layhead  have made the most of it. Only a couple of weeks ago we had a group walking The Three Peaks – Ingleborough, Pen-Y-Ghent and Whernside.  … Continue reading

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Clever Friends

It’s great to have talented friends!  My friend Linda Mellin from Hellifield has recently won Yorkshire Life Landscape Painter of the Year – 2016 Read Linda’s story it in the May 2017 edition of Yorkshire Life. Linda’s prints and originals are … Continue reading

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Festival of Happiness

There’s a fabulous event coming up in Settle, just 3 miles from Layhead Farm Cottages next May Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 27 May. The Festival of Happiness.  Makes me feel happy just thinking about it!

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